Birchington, Kent
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Historic maps of Birchington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

I Also Remember The Ice Cream Parlour In Birchington

The ice cream here was superb it was called 'ABSOPURE' as far as I can remember , I was in Birchington last year 2013 & wanted to visit the Ice Cream parlour but it was closed which was a disappointment for me Happy memories of Birchington in the 50's with my dear Nan & Granddad & great ...Read full memory

A memory of Birchington by Len Crawley

Birchington, Epple Bay And Minnis Bay

Birchington with two bays and a village atmosphere 'in town'. A rail station with the most wonderful ice cream parlour opposite - wicker chairs on those old fashioned curved steel bases and circular wicker tables with glass tops - and ice cream to die for! Mr Whippy was barely born when ice cream in ...Read full memory

The Ice Cream Parlour

My sisters and I are Birchington born and bred and as far as I'm concerned growing up in Birchinton in the late fifties and early sixties was the best place in the world. My mum would collect my sisters from Sunday school and we would catch a bus from the square, usually the number 70 (a single decker coach in ...Read full memory

A memory of Birchington by David Fleck